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Album Review: Crystal Castles – (III)

The cover of Crystal Castles‘ third record (III) features an emotional portrait captured by photojournalist Samuel Aranda, of a woman named Fatima Al-Qaws holding her son Zayed, in Yemen, after he was exposed by tear gas during a street demonstration in the latter quarter of … Continue reading

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Album Review: How To Destroy Angels – An Omen_

When Nine Inch Nails frontman Trent Reznor originally announced a musical partnership with Mariqueen Maandig and Atticus Ross for a self-titled EP, puzzling and conflicting opinions on how the collaborative effort would pan out furiously surrounded the band. Upon the release, outlandish critiques were squashed as … Continue reading

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Album Review: Christina Aguilera – Lotus

Christina Aguilera does not hold back on her versatility in regards to the diverse list of influences that drives the singer to create an outstandingly eclectic catalog of music. From the pop, latin, and urban influences of her self-titled debut … Continue reading

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Album Review: Esthero – Everything Is Expensive

Throughout the seven year wait for follow up to Esthero’s sophomore release Wikked Lil’ Grrrls, the eclectic artist openly shared her creative moments and life experiences through social media outlets. A blog over at Estheroinprogress.com chronicled YouTube videos of her dog Oboe and … Continue reading

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Album Review: Lana Del Rey – Paradise

It’s been less than a year since Lana Del Rey released her major label debut Born To Die and we proclaimed it one of the best releases of 2012. Since then, we’ve received several video treatments for songs off the record, a small … Continue reading

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Album Review: Tori Amos – Gold Dust

This is the first in a joint venture between Amber from Open ‘Til Midnight. In it, we combine our quite different thoughts on the newly released orchestral album “Gold Dust” by Tori Amos. Amber takes the highly snarky and critical … Continue reading

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A Few Words About Garbage’s “Not Your Kind Of People” & 2020k Remix of “Automatic Systematic Habit”

Recently, Garbage announced a contest in collaboration with Beatport to remix “Automatic Systematic Habit” from their first record in seven years, Not Your Kind of People. During the time of the albums release, 2020k was unable to give the project a proper review … Continue reading

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A Few Words About “kin” by Iamamiwhoami and Album Giveaway!

kin Track by track – sonic reviews by 2020k click a song title to be taken to an elaborate review of the specific track. 01. Sever 02. Drops 03. Good Worker 04. Play 05. In Due Order 06. Idle Talk 07. Rascal 08. Kill 09. Goods Bonus reviews: ;john | Clump Their … Continue reading

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Infrasound: Kinesthetiac – Is It A Kind Of A Dream

We first wrote about Kinesthetiac in April of 2012 when he released his record Fields of Thought a few months prior (review). It was a stunning collection of Electronic tracks by a young fourteen year old Indiana native named Jared VanMarte. … Continue reading

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Album Review: Florence + The Machine – Ceremonials

Ceremonials, the October 28th, 2011 release by Florence + The Machine is an album that continues on the ethereal rock infused atmospheric pop formula the band uniquely carved out for themselves. Lyrical concepts remain cryptic and Gothic, heavily focusing on … Continue reading

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